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StateWide Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The Colorado Department of Education’s school-based SWAAAC teams provide multidisciplinary Assistive Technology services to enable students with disabilities equal access to the curriculum and full participation in their education and classroom. There are over 60 participating school districts and 500 SWAAAC team members across the state of Colorado.



What's New?

 

The SWAAAC Central Office Has Moved!

Its official, the SWAAAC Central Office has finally moved! We are now located at:

1201 5th St
Suite 240, Campus Box 180
Denver, CO 80204

 

Alexandria Loan Bank

SWAAAC is excited to announce the launch of the new Alexandria Loan Bank. Anyone is able to view the catalog and browse the hundreds of devices available through the SWAAAC Loan Bank. Find out more information on how to use the Alexandria Loan Bank here. To borrow a device from the Loan Bank, contact your district's Team Coordinator.


Important Dates to Remember

Dynamic Learning Maps Professional Development Modules
Principles of Instruction in English Language Arts

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: SWAAAC Central Office

 

Dynamic Learning Maps Professional Development Modules
Shared Reading

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: SWAAAC Central Office

 

Dynamic Learning Maps Professional Development Modules
Teaching Text Comprehension & DR-TA and Other Text Comprehension Approaches

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: SWAAAC Central Office

 

Dynamic Learning Maps Professional Development Modules
Emergent Writing & Writing: Text Types and Purposes

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: SWAAAC Central Office

 

Dynamic Learning Maps Professional Development Modules
Writing: Production and Distribution & Predictable Chart Writing

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: SWAAAC Central Office

 

Dynamic Learning Maps Professional Development Modules
Writing: Getting Started with Narrative Writing

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: SWAAAC Central Office

 

Dynamic Learning Maps Professional Development Modules
Symbols & DLM Core Vocabulary and Communication

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: SWAAAC Central Office



SWAAAC 101: AT & the Law, AT & the IEP, AT Assessment, AT & Transition
On-demand via online Moodle trainings